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Recovery Advisories from the Tornado MATs for Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Missouri (2011)

Eight new Recovery Advisories (RAs) from the Tornado Mitigation Assessment Teams (MATs) for Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Missouri are now available.

RA 1. Tornado Risks and Hazards in the Southeastern United States

RA2. Safe Rooms: Selecting Design Criteria

RA 3. Residential Sheltering: In-Residence and Stand-Alone Safe Rooms

RA 4. Safe Rooms and Refuge Areas in the Home

RA5. Critical Facilities Located in Tornado-Prone Regions: Recommendations for Facility Owners

RA 6. Critical Facilities Located in Tornado-Prone Regions: Recommendations for Architects and Engineers

Critical facilities are emergency operations centers (EOCs), fire and police stations, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and other buildings that are essential for the delivery of vital services or protection of a community.

RA7. Rebuilding and Repairing Your Home After a Tornado

RA8. Reconstructing Non-Residential Buildings After a Tornado

The purpose of this advisory is to identify which standard of construction should be considered for repairing buildings damaged in high-wind events.

Last updated August 20, 2020